Pension schemes, trustees and the market as a whole are facing increasing pressure to consider ESG factors in their investment decisions – this has been influenced by both regulatory changes as well as member preferences for sustainable investing.
As well as affecting the businesses of many pension scheme sponsors, climate change is expected to have a significant impact on pension schemes’ assets and returns for savers, both through the risks of a warmer planet, and the transition to a lower-carbon economy.
Currently the DWP has made it mandatory for larger schemes with assets over £5 billion to disclose their climate change strategies but this is likely to pave the way for all pension schemes and the industry as a whole to consider incorporating ESG and improve market practices.
This virtual conference will debate and guide you through this with: regulatory updates from The Pensions Regulator and Financial Reporting Council on climate risk disclosure requirements; industry experts on balancing risk and return with ESG compliant investment strategies; and case studies from schemes that are actively incorporating sustainable investing, whilst improving shareholder engagement and stewardship. With dedicated sessions on:
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